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'Amazing Location' Soco Apartment - Walk to Restaurants, Shops, Live Music

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The south studio is a great space with terrific light and is very comfortable...

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Visit Austin and stay in the best SoCo location in the city - less than one block (50 yards) from South Congress Avenue's vibrant center - out the door and around the corner to fine restaurants, boutiques, food trailers, live music and the hub of activities for Austin's major events. This location is right in the middle of many of the special live venues for SXSW, and close by all of Austin's local year round entertainment. There are 20 restaurants to choose from less than a 10 minute walk from our front door.

The Art Alley Lofts are brand new apartments, built specifically for visitors wanting to be in the heart of Austin's activities - This is one of two side-by-side lofts available. These separate beautiful studio apartments each has a queen size bed, and comfortable lounging area with luxury private bath that offers you a personal retreat right in the middle of one of Austin's favorite city spots.

Our heart of SoCo location is right off S. Congress Ave in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood - putting you minutes from downtown and at the center of SoCo, two blocks from the Hotel San Jose. All of our visitors truly enjoy this vibrant area.

The Art Alley Lofts have a mini-refrigerator, microwave oven, hot-water kettle, plates, silverware, cups, glasses and wine glasses - everything you need for light eating in this apartment home, and with dozens of interesting and gourmet restaurants to choose from, good food is always close by.

Fantastic restaurants, 24/7 breakfast, live music, boutique and vintage shopping are all just steps away from your front door - relax and enjoy the private courtyard area.

We often provide a casual wine or beer tasting on Friday evenings in the courtyard (if we're not off at one of the many Austin special events)...

The Art Alley Lofts are fully registered and licensed by the City of Austin as an approved Short Term Rental (Austin STR) property, meeting the city code inspection and safety requirements.

Our license to operate an Austin STR has been current since we built these new lofts and opened in late 2012.

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Queen size Beds (1) High thread count sheets, pillow top mattress with padded cover, comfortable comforter and hypo-allergenic pillows (or feather pillows if you prefer)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Brand new - clean crisp luxury bath - Granite and Designer Tile with Oiled Bronze finish fixtures. Dual flush Toilet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Art Alley Loft Studios are located up one level from the private, fully fenced, locked courtyard area and street level. It's an easy walk up the nice wide stairs to access the lofts....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD IP Based TV - over 200 channels including HBO & DVR....moreless

  • Stereo:

    iPhone / iPad connectivity......moreless

  • Television:

    42' HD 1080p LCD Flat Screen TV with remote....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    SoCo area is located on the south side of Downtown Austin - Shops, Restaurants, Live Music right around the corner from our Lofts… Bus, Taxi, Uber or Bike Ride downtown - just 5-10 mins away......moreless

  • Monument View:

    View of the State Capitol & Dome from S, Congress Ave on the corner...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Full outdoor seating area in the courtyard......moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Brand new Mitsubishi mini-split systems provide year round cooling or heating with individual temperature controls per studio....moreless

  • Garage:

    Free on-site and on-street Parking steps from the door. Reserved Parking Passes available for busy event weekends. Public garage two blocks away....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Brand new Mitsubishi mini-split systems provide year round cooling or heating with individual temperature controls per studio....moreless

  • Internet:

    High performance AT&T GigaFiber internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury Linens & Towels - Extra sheets, pillows and a blanket in the dresser drawers...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room area with comfortable seating, stereo, cable and new 42' flat screen tvs......moreless

  • Parking:

    Free Overnight Parking just outside the Lofts Courtyard door & Free on-street or parking lot spaces around the corner......moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plush White Towels - Fresh and New...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free High Speed WiFi with secured access...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Let us know what you need, and we'll connect you with lots of great local options......moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Hot water kettle - Coffee & Teas provided......moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full dish ware and service for two guests....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Bottled water, local beer, nuts, snacks, coffee, tea, sugar, creamer......moreless

  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Right outside the studio doors......moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Free use of bikes while you stay (Waiver req.) - Choice of Trail or Cruiser style bikes - 10+ bikes to chose from - various sizes from XS to XL. Includes: Helmets, Basket, Lights & Locks...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rentals on Lake Travis...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private courtyard with seating areas and a comfortable outdoor couch...moreless

  • Golf:

    Great golf courses and country clubs nearby !! As well as Frisbee golf - 3 courses in town - and we have disks for you to use......moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals very close by on Town Lake...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public courts at the High School nearby...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Oversize pool towels......moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Stacy Pool - few blocks away. Barton Springs Pool - easy bike or drive nearby....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May Special - 1
May 5 - May 6, 2015
2 night min stay
$79
UT Austin Commencement Weekend
May 21 - May 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$140
July 4th Holiday
Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$140
ACL 2015 -1st Weekend $200/nt.
Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2015
3 night min stay

$600
flat fee
ACL 2015 -2nd Weekend $200/nt
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay

$600
flat fee
Formula 1 -2015
Oct 22 - Oct 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$275
Holiday 2015
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$125
$750
SXSW - 2016
Mar 11 - Mar 20, 2016
4 night min stay
$275
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$95 $125
Fri, Sat
$660 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Availability subject to change until booked.

Special Events: (3 nt. min)

ACL - Oct 2-4 & 9-11, 2015 - $200/nt

Formula 1 - Oct 22 - Oct 26, 2015 - $275/nt

SXSW - March 12-23, 2015 - $250/nt

Refer to Rental Agreement for Special Events booking policy - 30 day policy does not apply.

We have 2 studio apartments side-by-side, great for two couples.

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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Continental Club, Gueros, C-Boys & numerous others
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Barton Creek Country Club
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station - Austin, TX
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate Highway 35 - IH35 (Woodland Exit #232B)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Vespaio, Hopdoddy, Perla's, S.Congress Cafe, Jo's
2.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Park

Car: Not Necessary

The SoCo / South First area is a vibrant area just south of the city center and Austin's Lady Bird Lake - across the 'Bat Bridge' and a short walk south on S. Congress Ave. Filled with shops, restaurants, bars, outdoor live music venues, regular outdoor events and art/craft fairs - the S.Congress and S.First street areas are just steps away from this incredible in-town studio apartment location.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Hi - I'm Nan… We've been Austin residents for 17+ years - and have traveled across the US and around the world, using VRBO / Home Away for our stays in many different countries. We enjoy live music, great food, good friends and all the varied outdoor activities that Austin has to offer. You can join us for a swim in the local public pool at Stacy Park - just a short walk or bike ride away. Swimming at Barton Springs or mountain biking on one of Austin's many great trails... Our guests like to start their day with coffee in the private courtyard, and end the day in the courtyard sipping a nice glass of wine or one of our refreshing home brewed craft beers - join us !!

Why the Owner Chose SoCo:
We chose this property to live right in the middle of one of Austin's most happening areas SoCo (S. Congress / Bouldin Creek area) & SoFi (South First St. area) - we love to walk or bike everywhere and there's always something fun to do or a great restaurant choice just minutes away. With dozens of personal experiences staying at VRBO apartments around the world, we knew exactly what we wanted to provide in our Art Alley Lofts for you to have the best stay in Austin !!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We are avid bicycle riders and have a large selection of FREE bicycles available for you to use when you stay with us in the Art Alley Lofts. Ride downtown or to Zilker park for ACL and be there in just minutes from this central location. Multi-speed cruisers, geared mountain bikes and a few unique single-speed city bikes - Baskets, Lights, Helmets and Locks... We provide a long list of items available for you to use during your visit…including: Folding Chairs, Oversize Pool Towels (to use at the springs), Full Sets of Frisbee Golf Disks (3 courses in town), Day Packs, Walking Sticks, Picnic Wine Glasses, and much, much more...


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The south studio is a great space with terrific light and is very comfortable...

    The south studio is a great space with terrific light and is very comfortable...

  • Full keyboard Yamaha electric piano - play or compose during your stay...

    Full keyboard Yamaha electric piano - play or compose during your stay...

  • Each Loft enjoys a private entrance off the Balcony overlooking the courtyard

    Each Loft enjoys a private entrance off the Balcony overlooking the courtyard

  • North studio has a comfortable couch and great natural light...

    North studio has a comfortable couch and great natural light...

  • Watch TV, listen to music or just relax in these wonderful studio spaces...

    Watch TV, listen to music or just relax in these wonderful studio spaces...

  • Luxury Bathroom with Granite counter, new fixtures and a great shower space...

    Luxury Bathroom with Granite counter, new fixtures and a great shower space...

  • View of downtown looking up S. Congress, just around the corner from our lofts

    View of downtown looking up S. Congress, just around the corner from our lofts

  • Enjoy the wonderful green space at town lake walk, bike, run - just minutes away

    Enjoy the wonderful green space at town lake walk, bike, run - just minutes away

  • Magnolia Cafe open 24/7 - 2 blocks away, serves all-day breakfast & lunch/dinner

    Magnolia Cafe open 24/7 - 2 blocks away, serves all-day breakfast & lunch/dinner

  • Woodland Cafe is around the corner - great comfort food, cozy local bar

    Woodland Cafe is around the corner - great comfort food, cozy local bar

  • Sit and watch TV, listen to the stereo and sip your favorite beverage.

    Sit and watch TV, listen to the stereo and sip your favorite beverage.

  • Relax and enjoy your private courtyard, just steps from S. Congress Ave

    Relax and enjoy your private courtyard, just steps from S. Congress Ave

  • Refrigerator, Microwave and Hot Water Kettle along with plates, cutlery, glasses

    Refrigerator, Microwave and Hot Water Kettle along with plates, cutlery, glasses

  • North studio living space - comfortable couch and rocking chair...

    North studio living space - comfortable couch and rocking chair...

  • Glass door shower space with brand new fixtures...

    Glass door shower space with brand new fixtures...

  • The SoCo food trailers are a block away...

    The SoCo food trailers are a block away...

  • Wake up and walk less than 5 minutes to Jo's coffee - just down S.Congress Ave

    Wake up and walk less than 5 minutes to Jo's coffee - just down S.Congress Ave

  • Vespaio, one of Austin's top restaurants is around the corner...great fresh food

    Vespaio, one of Austin's top restaurants is around the corner...great fresh food

  • Guero's Taco Bar is two blocks away - outdoor live music Thur, Fri, Sat nights.

    Guero's Taco Bar is two blocks away - outdoor live music Thur, Fri, Sat nights.

  • SoCo - Lots of FUN! Live music, Great Food, Shopping - always a fantastic time.

    SoCo - Lots of FUN! Live music, Great Food, Shopping - always a fantastic time.

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